Guglielmo Marconi is credited with inventing the first radio. Marconi achieved this feat with no formal education. Still a young man when he initially previewed his invention, his parents moved the entire family from Ita... More »

The precursor to the radio, the Tesla coil, was invented by Nikola Tesla in 1884, and Tesla's device to send a radio signal, which was ready to go, was burned up in a lab fire in 1895. Instead, Guglielmo Marconi tested h... More »

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Guglielmo Marconi, an engineer by training, receives credit for making the first functional radio. Marconi was born on April 25, 1874, in Bologna, Italy. He spent his childhood years living comfortably in Italy with his ... More »

Guglielmo Marconi, an engineer by training, receives credit for making the first functional radio. Marconi was born on April 25, 1874, in Bologna, Italy. He spent his childhood years living comfortably in Italy with his ... More »

The first radio was initially called the "wireless telegraphy," and a complete functional model was built by Guglilmo Marconi in 1895. Several other inventors laid the groundwork for the invention including Heinrich Rudo... More »

The Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi is credited with inventing the radio in 1895. However, the radio was not just one man’s creation. In 1895, Marconi actually sent out the first telegraphic message. This led to the i... More »

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The invention of the radio was long credited to Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi, but evidence shows that Nikola Tesla patented radio technology before Marconi. Tesla is now credited with inventing the radio. More »

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